Nearly 500 theaters to screen HD telecast of “Prairie Home Companion” in February

posted by CSWalczak on December 28, 2009 at 3:33 pm

ST. PAUL, MN — Garrison Keillor’s “A Prairie Home Companion” will be presented in HD in 490 theaters on February 4, with an encore performance on February 9. The telecast will be shown live from the stage of Fitzgerald Theater in the Eastern and Central time zones, and on a delayed basis in the other U.S. zones.

Presented by NCM Fathom, Prairie Home Productions, American Public Media and BY Experience, Inc., A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor —– LIVE in HD! will feature several special guests, as well as regular show performers including actors Sue Scott and Tim Russell, sound-effects wizards Tom Keith and Fred Newman and the “Guy’s All-Star Shoe Band” led by keyboardist, composer and arranger Richard Dworsky, guitarist Pat Donohue, percussionist Peter Johnson and bassist Gary Raynor.

A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor —– LIVE in HD! appears on the big screen in high-definition with Cinema Surround Sound in 490 select movie theaters, including AMC Entertainment Inc., Celebration! Cinema, Cinemark Holdings, Inc., Clearview Cinemas, Cobb Theatres, Georgia Theatre Co., Goodrich Quality Theaters, Hollywood Theaters, Kerasotes Showplace Theatres, Malco Theatres, Marcus Theatres, National Amusements and Regal Entertainment Group movie theaters, as well as Bainbridge 5 (Seattle, WA), The Carolina (Asheville, NC), The Grand Theatre (Bismarck, ND), Palace Cinema 9 (South Burlington, VT), Penn Cinema (Lititz, PA) and the State Theatre (Traverse City, MI), through NCM’s exclusive Digital Broadcast Network —– North America’s largest cinema broadcast network. Several independent venues and performing arts centers will also participate in the event.

More information can be found in the Business Wire

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moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on December 29, 2009 at 12:11 am

i saw an ad during avatar. Looks interesting.

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